The Appery.io platform provides a cloud database to store any app data. The database is a NoSQL database in the cloud. This means you connect to the database from the app via a simple REST API. You can use the database to store anything your app requires, for example:
- Binary data (images);
- And more...
Appery.io database is based on MongoDB version 3.2.11.
The Appery.io database allows you to manage your database via the web interface. To access this console, go to the database dashboard. On this dashboard, you can:
- Create a new database;
- View the list of existing databases;
- Open and edit a database;
- View statistics and reports for any database or all databases;
- Manage the session token lifetime.
You can also click on the Databases link in the App Builder toolbar to be redirected to the Appery.io database console:
The main database page displays total database statistics. The following information about all your databases is available:
- Database size - storage used by all databases;
- Calls to Databases - the total number of all calls to databases;
- Total calls - the total number of all API calls to backend services.
To create a new database, click the Create new database button and enter the database name and confirm:
You can also create a new database from a backup:
If you already have some databases created under your account, you can access them by selecting the needed one:
When inside the database, you can switch between the Collections, Social Connections, Versions, Permissions, Settings, and Statistics frames:
To learn how to use and import database services in an app, please jump to the Importing Database Services page.
Please also read about our recommendation on connecting to the database from Server Code script.
If you are just starting with the Appery.io platform and with the database, try one of our Quickstart Tutorial.
Appery.io Database is running in the cloud this means that the app will connect to the database via REST APIs. For example, to get a list of users, you would invoke an API. If you need to update or create a user, you would also invoke a REST API.
Complete Database API.
Want to Know More?
You can also watch our Appery.io Community tutorial describing how to manage REST API in the Appery.io Database:
Updated about a month ago